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Library Budget Vote & Trustee Election: Tues., April 2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

[createLogoWEB.jpg] The proposed budget for 2019-20 includes funding for library materials, programs and services that are designed to advance knowledge, facilitate lifelong learning, inspire creativity and strengthen the community. The budget is available at the library and online (CLICK HERE) . Voters will also elect a trustee to a five-year term. Eileen Sullivan is running for re-election.

Saturday Winter Series 2019

[JetstreamWEB.jpg] The Library will offer extended hours on Saturday nights in through March. Full library services will be available until 7 p.m. Saturdays will also feature a special show in our theater (Please note different start times). South Huntington cardholders can get free tickets online or at the Circulation Desk. Tickets are valid until 10 minutes before showtime, when non-ticket holders will be seated, if there is space.
  • March 23 at 7 p.m.: Jetstream (CLICK FOR TIX)
  • March 30 at 3 p.m.: Petra Puppets' Super Silly Show (CLICK FOR TIX)

  • Need WiFi? Borrow A Hotspot!

    [Wireless-iconWEB.jpg] If you don't have wireless Internet in your home or if you are traveling someplace that will not have WiFi, you can borrow a portable hotspot that will help you get or stay connected. The mobile hotspot loan period is 21 days, and the overdue fine is $5 per day. The hotspots are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Theater Bus Trip: Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Wed., April 24.

    [BeautifulWEB.jpg] Join us for a performance of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which depicts the early life and career of the prolific singer-songwriter. Before the matinee, we will enjoy a delicious lunch at Sardi's, the legendary Times Square restaurant. Tickets are $219 and include orchestra ticket, lunch, luxury coach transportation and gratuities. South Huntington cardholders can register beginning Feb. 9 at 9 a.m. (CLICK HERE) , others Feb. 16. Seating is limited. No refunds unless we can fill your seat from the waiting list.

    3D Printing Services

    [] South Huntington patrons now have access to 3D printing services in our new Tech Center. They can print a pre-made design available online or create one with design software on the computers in the Tech Center. Patrons can submit files through the library's website. They will be advised of the fee and again when the item is complete and ready for pickup. To get started CLICK HERE to access our 3D Printing Resource Guide, policy and request form. For additional information, call Adult Reference at 631.549.4411.

    What's Cooking?

    [CommCkbkLogo2WEB.jpg] Do you have a fabulous recipe that everyone always asks for? Is there a traditional dish that no holiday is the same without? Share your original recipes, stories, photos and videos in the library's Community Cookbook, our newest digital collection -- created by you! To submit your items, CLICK HERE

    Passport Services

    [passport-applicationWEB.jpg] The Library is an official Passport Acceptance Facility. Patrons applying for a new passport can make an appointment to have their paperwork processed and sent to the Department of State. Appointments are available every day but Sunday, including weekday evening hours. To make an appointment, please call Adult Reference at 631.549.4411. CLICK HERE for additional information.

    New Film Streaming Service

    [KanopyLogo2WEB.jpg] Kanopy is a film streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, independent and classic films, and world cinema. Films can be streamed from any computer, mobile device, tablet, or television by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, Amazon Fire tablet, AppleTV, Chromecast, or Roku. Limit 8 checkouts per patron per month. To get started, CLICK HERE .

    New Online Courses Available

    [gale_coursesWEB.jpg] Gale Courses provides a wide range of of highly interactive, instructor led courses that are taken entirely online. Courses are focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. A South Huntington library card is required. To get started, (CLICK HERE)

    Check Out Hoopla!

    [HooplaBlack copy.jpg] Check out Hoopla, a digital media service that lets you instantly borrow free movies, music, audiobooks and more, 24/7 with your library card. CLICK HERE to get started.

    Patrons can access content on their portable devices and personal computers in a web browser. Hoopla is also available by installing the mobile app from the appropriate app store. Limit 8 checkouts per patron per month. For more information, please ask a librarian.


    E-books, Audiobooks on the Go: Meet Libby

    [LibbyLogoWEB.jpg] Accessing e-books and audiobooks from the library is easier than ever with Libby. Simply download the free app, find the South Huntington Public Library and sign in with your library card barcode and PIN. Happy Reading!

    Create. Share. Discover.

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    Create: Design your own books, newsletters, poetry, novels, and any other written content in digital and print-ready formats using Pressbooks. Start creating by logging in with your BiblioBoard Library username and password. (CLICK HERE)

    Share: Authors, submit your e-book to SELF-e to have it showcased in the Indie New York Statewide Collection while retaining all rights to your work. Readers across the state can discover your work with the potential for national exposure. Submit your book to SELF-e now! (CLICK HERE)

    Discover: Discover local content from self-published authors, top indie eBooks and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout or lending limit. Download the BiblioBoard Library app for your Apple, Android or Kindle device now, or CLICK HERE


    Get Creative!

    [CreatBugLogoWEB.jpg] CreativeBug is the newest addition to our free online learning collection. It features hundreds of tutorials for all sorts of craft projects as well as printable instructions. To get started, CLICK HERE . You will need a South Huntington Library card.

    Learn Something New Today: Lynda.com

    [lynda_logo1k-d_72x72.gif] Lynda.com is a free, online video library of top quality courses in topics such as computer programming, game design, Google Analytics, music production, 3D printing, Quickbooks, network administration, web design, photography, Photoshop, Microsoft programs from Access to Word, and much more. There are thousands of courses for all skill levels, and users can learn at their own pace. CLICK HERE to get started. You will need a South Huntington Library card to create your free account.


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